Workshop Summaries

 

High School/College Level Workshops 

Spending Plans

Participants will learn topics such as:

  • Evaluating spending habits
  • Creating and maintaining a spending plan for their lifestyle
  • Setting financial goals
  • Considering trade-offs and opportunity costs

Savings

Participants will learn topics such as:

  • Differentiating between savings and investing
  • Building financial security
  • Utilizing the time value of money to build wealth
  • Understanding the financial life cycle

Credit Basics

Participants will learn topics such as:

  • Understanding the concept of credit and its different uses
  • Considering the positives and negatives of credit
  • Managing credit responsibly
  • Shopping around for the credit options
  • Analyzing a credit card offer and statement
  • Understanding the additional cost of paying interest

Credit Reports

Participants will learn topics such as:

  • Differentiating between credit reports and credit scores
  • Understanding the credit reporting process and system
  • Interpreting a credit report
  • Understanding the impact of their credit history
  • Building and maintaining a positive credit history

Jobs & Paychecks

Participants will learn topics such as:

  • Understanding payroll deductions (taxes, retirement, health benefits)
  • Exploring three payment methods as an employee (Paycheck, Direct Deposit, Payroll Card)
  • Realizing rights and benefits as an employee
  • Reading a paycheck stub
  • Applying and preparing for a job interview

Fraud & Identity Theft

Participants will learn topics such as:

  • How personal information can be accessed and used to create harm
  • Minimize the risk and how to protect yourself from identity theft
  • What you can do if you are a victim of fraud

Invest in Yourself

Participants will learn topics such as:

  • Developing valuable skills to increase human capital
  • Understanding how to increase knowledge and earning power
  • Preparing for higher education (College, University, Trade School, Certifications, etc.)

 

 

          Middle School Level Workshops

          Spending Plans

          Participants will learn topics such as:

          • Evaluating spending habits
          • Developing a spending plan for their lifestyle
          • Setting financial goals

          Savings

          Participants will learn topics such as:

          • Differentiating between saving and investing
          • Building financial security
          • Utilizing the time value of money to build wealth
          • Considering trade-offs and opportunity cost

          Credit & Identity Theft

          Participants will learn topics such as:

          • Understanding the concept of credit and its different uses
          • Considering the positives and negatives of credit
          • How personal information can be accessed and used to create harm
          • Minimize the risk and protect yourself from of identity theft

          Invest in Yourself

          Participants will learn topics such as:

          • Developing valuable skills to increase human capital
          • Understanding how to increase knowledge and earning power
          • Preparing for higher education (College, University, Trade School, Certifications, etc.)

           

               

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